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Vincennes

[vin-senz; for 2 also French van-sen] /vɪnˈsɛnz; for 2 also French vɛ̃ˈsɛn/
noun
1.
a city in SW Indiana, on the Wabash: the first permanent settlement in Indiana, 1702.
2.
a city in N France, near Paris.
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Vincennes

/French vɛ̃sɛn; English vɪnˈsɛnz/
noun
1.
a suburb of E Paris: 14th-century castle. Pop: 43 595 (1999)
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city, Val-de-Marne departement, Paris region, eastern residential suburb of Paris, France, immediately outside the city limits. It is connected to Paris by the Metro (subway).

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